Tag: How-To

Spring into High School Senior Season

I was honored to be a part of the Spring into Summer campaign and jumped on board with a fun video on High School Seniors.  As we head into summer, Senior season is in full swing for a lot of studios. At the beginning of the season I enjoy creating a few new presets, inspired by my first couple sessions. Styles and trends are always evolving as well as my mood can vary when I am editing the start of a new season of seniors.

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ON1 Short Clip — Powerful Black & White Photos

In this Short Clip, I’ll show you how to transform a photo into a power black and white photo using ON1 Photo RAW. I’ll also explain the key differences between the Black & White adjustment panel in Develop vs. the Black & White filter in Effects.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Retouching Multiple Faces

We’ve reached part 7 where we work with portrait photos that include multiple faces which require different skin retouching settings.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Controlling the Focus

Part 6 of this series is where I cover how you can creatively focus your viewers attention on your subject matter in a portrait. See how you can put less focus on the distracting elements to draw attention to your subjects.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Enhancing the Eyes & Mouth

In part 5 of this series I will show how you can retouch just the eyes and mouth in your portrait photos. Whiten, brighten, sharpen, and make the eyes and teeth look amazing.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Advanced Retouching

In part 4 of this series I pick up where we left off with skin retouching. In this video I show more advanced skin retouching options for working on your portrait photos in ON1 Photo (RAW) 2017.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Basic Retouching

In part 3 of this series I go through the basics of skin retouching on your portrait photos. Don’t forget to check out each lesson!

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Portrait Workflow Series – Proofing

In part 2 of this series I am going to do some batch and bulk correction on your portrait photos for your clients. It’s pre-editing for your proofing.

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Portrait Workflow Series – Culling

I’m excited to kick off this mini course for my portrait workflow using ON1 Photo (RAW) 2017. To start, we can’t skip out on one of the critical parts of a portrait workflow – Culling. So, we’ll start there. Enjoy!

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10 Must-see Videos for ON1 Effects 10.5

Check out this compilation of 10 Must-see Videos for ON1 Effects 10.5 Get the fundamentals, see how to create popular looks and discover hidden secrets. Find all the tips you need for photo editing with this incredible playlist. Leave confident you can take your photos to the next level with ON1 Effects 10.5.

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Three Practical Uses of Blend Modes in ON1 Photo 10

Of all the ways you can edit your photos, one of the most powerful and creative has to be blend modes. In fact, blend modes are some of the oldest tools that you would find even in Adobe Photoshop, predating actual layers!

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Get Creative With Texture Blending

Texture blending in ON1 Layers is a simple yet powerful technique to give your photos an artistic flair. It’s a fun way to experiment and get creative with your photos. Ordinary photos can take on an entirely new look after blending a texture or two.

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What Are Smart Layers?

When using ON1 Photo 10, you may have seen the word “smart layer” pop up from time-to-time. Maybe this is in a window that pops up, asking you to choose settings, or possibly when trying to use a tool that is grayed out. I’m here to help you demystify what smart layers are, how to use them, as well as why you may want to start working with them in your post-processing.

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Glamour and Fashion Photography with ON1 by Tim VanBergen

Tim VanBergen is a local photographer that specializes in model portfolio development. He was kind enough to let us share with you his approach to post processing, editing, and photos from a recent shoot.

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Adding Mood with a Photo Filter

The Photo Filter in Effects is often overlooked. It’s not as flashy as some of its brethren filters. The likes of Dynamic Contrast, Vintage and Sunshine effects continually grab our attention. However, the Photo Filter is a very powerful filter and should be part of your stylization toolbox.

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